Campus News

Talk on Art of Writing Papers

Prof. S.R. Viswanath, Professor and Head, School of Management and Entrepreneurship, Shiv Nadar University, New Delhi, discussed on the art of writing papers in major finance journals which are indexed in ABDC and SCOPUS, during the Pre-Conference workshop on Emerging Trends in Finance and Accounting, held on September 6, 2018. 

Workshop on ‘Empirical Research in Finance’

The pre-conference workshop on ‘Empirical Research in Finance’ was held on September 6, 2018. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. S.N. Hegde, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Mysore. In his inaugural address, Prof. Hegde highlighted how a systematized research in financial management can bring constructive changes in higher educational institutions. Earlier, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director & Professor-Finance, SDMIMD, welcomed the gathering and introduced the importance of research and publications in presenting institutional intellectual output. 
 
Prof. S.R. Viswanath, Professor and Head, School of Management and Entrepreneurship, Shiv Nadar University, New Delhi, discussed on the art of writing papers in major finance journals which are indexed in ABDC and SCOPUS. 
 
Dr. K.A. Venkatesh, Professor, Myanmmar Institute of Information Technology, demonstrated the working on ‘Data Envelopment Analysis’ using R software and discussed the application of R in finance research. 
 
In the post-lunch session, Dr. Kabaly P Subramaniam, Faculty of Business, Arab Open University, Oman, introduced ‘Theory Building Research’ and emphasized on its relevance in research. 
 
The workshop culminated in a panel discussion on ‘Contemporary Issues in Finance and Accounting’. The panelists included Dr. Janakiramudu, Professor-Finance, Alliance University; CA. Raghunandan Rao; Dr. Kotreshwar, Professor, Department of Commerce, University of Mysore; and, Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, SDMIMD. The panel discussion was moderated by Prof. S. Kannadas, Assistant Professor-Finance, SDMIMD.
 
The Conference Chair of 7th Edition of International Finance Conference, Dr. M. Sriram, Assistant Professor-Finance, SDMIMD, coordinated the event.

Invited talk by SKDRDP initiative Head

Dr. Manjunath from Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) addressed PGDM 2018-2020 batch on September 4, 2018. Dr. Manjunath gave an overview on the Micro-Finance initiatives of Dharmasthala – SKDRDP and its achievements. Further, he introduced the plethora of career opportunities to the youngsters to shape their careers in Micro-Finance. 
 
Highlighting the socially responsible initiatives by Dharmasthala, he emphasized the achievement of Shuddhaganga project, a unique community effort to produce pure drinking water in the villages by purifying the drinking water at source by a process called “reverse osmosis”.  
 
Dr. Manjunath invited SDMites to join hands with SKDRDP Project to make a career with contributing to society. 

SDMites support to Kodagu and Kerala

To respond to the difficult situation faced by Kodagu and Kerala due to natural disaster, SDMites contributed generously to the affected area. SDMites showed their concern the affected people by contributing the amount collected for Onam Celebration and raised the fund. SDMites joined hand with Kerala Samajam Mysore and Kodagu in providing relief materials.

SDMites bagged First Place in NIPM HR Quiz 2018

 
Ms. Anisha Raj and Mr. Naveen Kumar of PGDM 2017-19 bagged the First Place in National HR Quiz 2018 - Level 1, conducted by National Institute of Personal Management (NIPM), Mysore Chapter in association with Edtouch, Mysuru, held at St. Philomena's College Mysore. The quiz was conducted by Quiz master Shivshankar. 21 teams from different MBA and MSW colleges of Mysuru Participated in the competition.

Theater Act on 'Education and Social Reformation'

Dr. R. Poornima, Professor - English (Retd.), Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysore, and her team presented stage performance on the theme 'Education and Social Reformation' on August 27, 2018, at Institute Auditorium. The performance touched upon the various neurological disorders and how people with such disorders behave. Further, the performance introduced how education can be used as a tool to overcome such disorders and impact of such change among the people and society as a whole. The Khalanubhav team of SDMites coordinated the program.